Certified Nurse Midwife

Recruiter
United States Army
Location
West Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Closes
Oct 07, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Certified nurse midwives diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. Midwives may provide well-woman gynecological care. As part of the Army Nurse Corps, they play an important role in improving the overall quality of life for Soldiers and their families.

Job Duties

* Monitor fetal development by listening to fetal heartbeat, taking external uterine measurements, identifying fetal position, or estimating fetal size and weight
* Initiate emergency interventions to stabilize patients
* Provide prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, or newborn care to patients

Requirements

* Bachelor's degree in nursing from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or accepted by the U.S. Secretary of Education
* Completion of a qualified course in public health nursing or one year of supervised experience
* Must be between 21 and 42 years of age
* Current, valid and unrestricted nursing license
* Must be a U.S. citizen

Training

Job training for a Nurse Corps Officer includes completing the Basic Officer Leaders Course, which introduces you to the Army health care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier and leader skills.

Helpful Skills

* Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
* Perform under stress
* Apply critical technical and thinking skills
* Tremendous concentration

Compensation

Active Duty

* Receive Army Nurse Accession Bonus
* Nurse Loan Repayment Program
* Low-cost life and dental insurance,
* Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
* 30 days of paid vacation earned annually

Army Reserve

* Qualified nurses may be eligible for Special Pay and Health Professions Loan Repayment Program
* Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
* Low-cost life and dental insurance

Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.

Education Benefits

The U.S. Army provides generous education loan-repayment programs, residency programs and continuing education opportunities to support your continued career growth and development.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at .

* Johns Hopkins
* GE Healthcare
* Cleveland Clinic
* Mercy Medical Center

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